Pathcore is a Toronto-based software company specializing in whole slide digital pathology image management and workflow. The company develops leading enterprise-grade software for managing big pathology data which supports cancer informatics and healthcare IT. We are located in downtown Toronto, steps away from Queen’s Park metro station and the MaRS discovery district.
About the Position
Pathcore is recruiting an energetic, detailed-oriented and experienced developer to lead our web development team and support the development of several applications for digital pathology . The successful candidate will be expected to assess and scope complex problems, design robust solutions, and oversee and contribute to the technical development of web applications (Flow, Live, Scholar) designed for viewing, annotating, and analysis of extremely large datasets, specifically whole slide images (WSI).
The candidate will contribute to development and will be responsible for ensuring development targets are met in a timely fashion, as part of the Engineering department, by providing oversight and mentoring to junior developers. The Lead Web Developer will continually strive to improve development processes, leading to development of high-quality, well-tested, and user-friendly software. We expect responsibilities will be dynamic and expand as we strive to meet our clients’ needs.
This is a remote position. Applicants from all parts of Canada are encouraged to apply.
Strive to achieve a 50-50 ratio between team management and software development tasks
Take an active role in understanding technical requirements and devise solutions for achieving them
Work closely with other members in the Engineering team to develop architecture and create implementation plans
Assess tasks to determine the effort required and estimate complexity
Support the web development team in carrying out tasks on a routine basis
Lead and mentor other developers towards best practices and high development standard
Review, test and enhance existing features
Performance tuning, testing, and documentation
5+ years of professional experience with developing web applications
Excellent English communication skills; both verbal and written
Ability to develop comprehensive and well designed solutions for complex problems
Enjoy mentoring and leading a team of developers and be accountable for their results
Detail-oriented with the ability to learn new technologies and libraries through self-study
Strong understanding of frontend frameworks such as React (preferred) or similar frameworks
Extensive experience with developing web application backends using Flask (preferred), Django, Rails, Express, or equivalent frameworks
Experience developing, optimizing and debugging complex SQL databases
Past experience with using software development tools and methods (source control, unit testing, bug tracking, continuous integration, etc.)
Experience deploying software on cloud platforms (e.g. GCP, AWS, Microsoft Azure)
Software development for medical imaging, or microscopy
Medical image analysis (i.e. algorithm development) background and/or training
Leadership and management experience
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Medical and health benefits package
Remote work expenses allowance